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Abidia & OAnywhere (All versions)
Airscanner Mobile Security Advisory #06070101: Abidia & OAnywhere (All versions)
Airscanner Mobile Security Advisory #06070101: Abidia & OAnywhere (All versions)

Airscanner Mobile Security Advisory #06070101:
Abidia & OAnywhere (All versions)

Abidia & OAnywhere

Tested on Windows Mobile Pocket PC 2005

Mobile device running Windows Mobile Pocket PC with Abidia & OAnywhere

Seth Fogie
Airscanner Mobile Security
Mobile Antivirus Researchers Association

Risk Level:

Abidia Wireless enhances the eBay and international eBay sites with effortless, anytime, anywhere, access via wireless handheld and mobile phone devices featuring customizable real-time synchronization with an eBay auction account, wireless searching, cached browsing, wireless bidding, and the ability to effortlessly manage auction listings on-the-go, anywhere you are, everywhere you need.
Lack of user/pass protection for updates.

Update requests include authentication via a simple HTTP POST. The user/pass information for eBay is sent as plaintext. Use of this service exposes the account information and also provides a proxy for brute force password cracking.

POST /srvc/api.php?user=sethfogie&pass=mypass&serial=&imei=xxxx&site=US&name=sell HTTP/1.1
Host: api.abidia.com
User-Agent: Abidia-Wireless/3.0.2 (PocketPC; 480x640; WindowsMobile/5.1.70)
Accept: text/html
Content-Language: en-US
Connection: Close
Content-Length: 84
Content-type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded



Vendor Response:
Awaiting Response

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